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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Rhode Island

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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Rhode Island

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4.3% Jobs Projection
$86,370 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Rhode Island are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Rhode Island is growing slower than average.

  • Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Rhode Island earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Work in Rhode Island?

In Rhode Island, there were 880 people working as Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in the year 2018.

There were 670 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 210 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in RI Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,080 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists working in it, which means Rhode Island has fewer Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists than average.

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in RI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in this state are growing at a rate of 4.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.2%.

Job Projections for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists: Nation vs. RI

Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 70 annual job openings, and 960 total jobs in 2026 for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 12,100 annual jobs and 168,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Make in Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists ranged from $37,090 to $127,020 with $86,370 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.83 to $61.07. The median hourly rate was $41.52.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $35.76 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $5.76.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Earnings: RI vs. National Average

Top Rhode Island Metros for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 1,040 $86,770
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 130 $79,810

Top States for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 17,310 $100,850
New York 11,370 $88,710
Texas 6,680 $66,070
Illinois 4,700 $71,340
Pennsylvania 4,440 $74,930
Massachusetts 4,050 $79,810
Ohio 3,950 $72,930
Florida 3,950 $69,650
New Jersey 3,760 $85,160
Minnesota 3,220 $84,630
Wisconsin 3,060 $77,090
North Carolina 3,030 $62,470
Virginia 2,680 $73,930
Colorado 2,670 $84,410
Arizona 2,530 $61,500
Michigan 2,430 $75,340
Washington 2,330 $71,670
Georgia 2,100 $71,200
Maryland 2,090 $78,980
Tennessee 1,800 $64,330

Below are the states where Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $100,850
Oregon $89,150
Connecticut $88,890
New York $88,710
Rhode Island $86,370
New Jersey $85,160
District of Columbia $84,780
Alaska $84,740
Minnesota $84,630
Colorado $84,410

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